Saltwater Lagoon In Spain First Ecosystem To Be Granted ‘Human Rights’ In Europe

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Picture shows the votes in the Senate of Spain for the proposal of law, on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (@Senadoesp/Newsflash)

The Mar Menor in Spain has become Europe’s first ecosystem with the equivalent of "human rights". This means that the seaside saltwater lagoon found in Murcia, Spain, now enjoys a…

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Genetic Study Provides New Insights Into Anglo-Saxon Migrations From Continental Europe To England

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Image shows grave goods from inhumation grave 3532 at Issendorf cemetery, undated photo. (Landesmuseum Hannover/Newsflash)

A study led by UK and German scientists has revealed that Anglo-Saxons were only 24 per cent English. Early-medieval mass migrations influenced the formation of British society by increasing its…

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Study Shows Chimpanzees Have Different Stone Tools Depending On What Nut They Want To Crack

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Image shows a female chimpanzee cracking Panda oleosa nuts using a granodiorite hammerstone on a wooden (panda tree root) anvil, undated photo. (Liran Samuni, Tai Chimpanzee Project/Newsflash)

A new study has revealed that chimpanzees use a variety of different stone tools depending on what kind of nut they want to crack. The research was led by archaeologists…

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New Satellite Data Lets Scientists Measure Arctic Sea-Ice Thickness All Year Round

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Image shows the view of the Arctic Ocean from the Alfred Wegener Institute's Polar 6 aircraft, undated footage. The research team from the city of Bremerhaven, Bremen, Germany developed a new method to measure arctic sea ice thickness in September 2022. (Alfred Wegener Institut, Esther Horvath/Newsflash)

Researchers have developed a new method to measure Arctic ice thickness and volume throughout the whole year by using satellite data. The international team consists of scientists from the Alfred…

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Different Strategies Needed To Protect Different Bee types Finds UK Study

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Great yellow bumblebee (Bombus distinguendus) on Centaurea nigra. (Pieter Haringsma/Newsflash)

A study using 10 years of citizen science data from the Bumblebee Conservation Trust’s BeeWalk scheme has found that a variety of targeted conservation approaches are needed to protect UK…

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Never Before Seen Mineral Found On Spanish Mountain

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Picture shows a piece of the the mineral Ermeloite, undated. It was discovered in Mount Ermelo, Pontevedra, Spain. (USC/Newsflash)

A new mineral with a creamy white colour has been discovered on a mountain peak in Spain. Dubbed ‘Ermeloita’ in honour of the lush natural space in which it was…

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Boffins Discover New 20-Million-Year-Old Ant Species Encased In Amber

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Image shows the extinct ant in the Hereon measuring station at DESY's X-ray light source PETRA III in an undated photo. A German research team from the University of Jena discovered a previously unknown extinct ant in 20 million-years-old amber. (Hammel, Laustroer/Newsflash)

Astonished scientists have discovered a previously unknown species of ant after scanning a 20-million-year-old block of amber. Researchers in Germany, France and Poland made the remarkable find after using micro-computed…

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Cyborg Cockroaches Developed By Boffins In Japan

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Image shows the Robobug: a rechargeable, remote-controllable cyborg cockroach in an undated photo. The achievement was reported in the scientific journal npj Flexible Electronics on Monday, Sep. 5, 2022. (RIKEN/Newsflash)

Japanese boffins have created part insect part machine cyborg cockroaches capable of tackling jobs ranging from monitoring hazardous areas to environmental protection. The project led by researchers at the RIKEN…

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Bacteria For New Antibiotics Found In River In Chile

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Photo shows Mapocho River, in Santiago, Chile, undated. Researchers were testing the ability of the cholera-causing bacteria to survive in water but ended up detecting two new pathogen inhibitors. (Newsflash)

Scientists have discovered two bacteria with great antibiotic potential in a river in Chile. The breakthrough comes as the search for new bacteria to develop antibiotics is one of humankind’s…

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